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Indian long pepper

Scientific name of Indian long pepper: Piper longum

Name of Indian long pepper in different languages: 

 Sanskrit: Pippaly, Krushna

 Hindi: Peepaly

 Malayalam: Thippaly തിപ്പലി, Pippaly പിപ്പലി, Sugandamaricham സുഗന്ധമരിചം

Plant description of Indian long pepper:-

Indian long pepper (Piper longum) is a flowering climber vine, resembles with black pepper plant, leaves are dark green, heart-shaped, perennial, arranged alternately, ovate-oblong, aromatic, 6.5 cm to 9.0 cm long, flowers are male and female, borne on different plants, Fruit is long, dark green it turns red, when ripe, dried fruits are black color. It is one inch in diameter seeds are contain in a fleshy berry, 2.5 mm long. propagation- stem cutting can plant to prepare new plant.

Leaf Arrangement

Shape-Heart shaped Margin-Entire Venation-Cross venulated
 
heart-shaped
 Margin_Entire  Venation-Cross-venulate

Useful plant parts:

Root, seed

Medicinal uses:

It is a good rejuvenator, stimulate the appetite and expel intestinal gas, stimulant, and carminative, used in the treatment of constipation, gonorrhea, paralysis of tongue and diarrhea, cholera, malaria, viral and hepatitis.

Chemical contents:

Piperlongumine, peppeyartin, pepparin, steroid

How to prepare medicines: 

Indian long pepper is used as an ingredient in many of Ayurvedic medicinesd like-

Abhaya Vati Dooshivishahari Gulika Pippalyadi Tailam
Abhraloha Tablet Dybenav Tablets Pippalyasavam
Agnimukh Choorna Eladi Vati Poothivalkasavam
Alargin Tablets Elakanadi Kashayam Pranada Gutika
Amalaki Tablet Em Gesta Tablets Prasarani Kuzhambu
Anuphala Capsules Grahanyantaka Ghritam Punarnava Mandur
Arkadi Kashaya  Guduchyadi Tailam  Punarnavasavam
Arshen Tablet  Gulgulu panchapala choornam Rasnadi Choornam
Ashta choornam Himguvachadi Choornam Sanjivani Vati
Ashtaskhari Gulika Kallyanaksharam Saraswada Choornam
Avipathi choornam Karpuradi Kuzhambu Sarpagandha Ghan Vati
Brihat Ashwagandha Ghrita Kasisadi Tailam  Sarvarogakulanthakam Gulika
Brihat Dashamoola Tailam  Kayasthadi Varti Shatavaryadi Ghrita
Brihat Marichadi Taila  Kombanchadi Gulika Shwas Kalp Tablets
Brihat Phala Ghrita Kubja Prasarini Tailam  Sithopaladi Choornam
Chandanadi kashayam Kurinji Kuzhambu Sudarsana Choornam
Chandrodaya kuzhambu Lasunadi Vati Suran Vatak
Chiruvilwadi kashayam  Lodhrasavam Talisapatradi Vatakam 
Chitrakadi Vati   Lohasavam Tar Mandoor Gud
Chukkumthippaliyadi Gulika Maha Vishagarbha Tailam Thaleesapathradi Choornam
Chukkumthippalyadi choornam Maharajaprasarini Thailam Tikta Ghrita
Clearout Tablets Mahatiktam kashayam Tiktakam Kashayam
Dadhika Ghrita Manasamithra Vatam Tonset Capsule 
Dadimashtaka choornam Mandoora Vatakam Triguni Plus Tablet 
Dainik Tablet Marichadi Gulika Trishul Tablet  
Dasamoola Panchakoladi Kashayam  Masik Tablet Vasachandanadi Taila
Dasanakanti Choornam Mrita Sanjivani Gulika Vettumaran Gulika
Devdarvadi Kashaya  Muktadi Mahanjana Vilwadi Gulika
Dhanadanayanadi kashayam  Nayanasukha varthi Vyswanara choornam 
Dhanvantaram Ghrita Neelimooladi Gutika Yogaraja Churnam  
Dhanwanthararishtam  Panchakola Choornam  
Diarotap Tablet  Panchatikta Guggulu Ghrita  
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